Central Library - Delhi Technological University

Libraries are backbone of any civilized society and heart of any academic institution. Thus the library at Delhi Technological University also acquires a prominent place among the students and faculty. Situated in a three storied centrally air-conditioned Building spread over an area of 5000 square meters & serving 5463 members , it is a central place for academic and research activities. The library has a well equipped conference hall with the seating capacity of 150 for academic discussions and reading rooms for 300 users. The Library has a very rich collection of relevant books and journals. The total collection of the library is more than 123978 in main library, 52700 in General Book bank, 9057 in SCP Book Bank and 2805 received through donation. During 2010-2011, 994 books were added in the library. The library services at Delhi Technological University are provided to students, staff & faculty members for updating their knowledge and supporting the research and teaching / learning activities. These services are provided through the central library and departmental libraries. Keeping in view the fast changes in technology, the knowledge base of the library is updated regularly by way of adding new literature in the form of text books, reference books, reports, proceedings, abstracts & indexes, encyclopedias, data books, standards (National & International), Journals& database on CD-ROM. Apart from adding the new literature, the basic literature is also procured for the new programmes along with current one. Some new sections and services are also being started to make the library services of ISO 9001 standard.

 

An Online Public Access Catalog (often abbreviated as OPAC or simply Library Catalog) is an online database of materials held by a library or group of libraries. Users search a library catalog principally to locate books and other material physically located at a library.

 

The Library uses Digital Library software package for managing the Full Text/Dissertations. The uploading of thesis and dissertations is a continuous process. All the projects/thesis are mantained in the Digital Library Software(dspace) access to which is available in campus network as well as on internet.

 

Electronic resources comprise library online catalog, list of CD-ROMs, Online Journals, Databases, Newspapers, Reference Materials,Open Access Journals, e-books, major publishers ,online bookshops and previous year question papers.

 

A WORD FROM THE LIBRARIAN

Sh. Rama Kant Shukla, Librarian, Delhi Technological University
http://library.dce.edu/rkshukla/info